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Darby cycles for Macmillan Cancer Support

first_imgGavin Darby, chief executive of Premier Foods, will be taking part in the world’s largest individually-timed cycle race to raise funds for the company’s new charity partner, Macmillan Cancer Support.The business’ new head, who took over from Michael Clarke last month, will take part in the 36th Argus event on Sunday 10 March in Cape Town, South Africa, among 35,000 cyclists from around the globe.He will be taking part in the event as part of Premier’s fundraising initiative, based on its charity partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, which was voted for by its employees.Darby said: “I am delighted to be cycling for such a good cause. I want to be able to make a difference to those affected by cancer and this ride will be a great personal challenge for me, pushing me to my limits during the 110km route along the Cape. I have been training since January here in the UK, braving some chilly conditions in order to be well prepared.”  The company has said it aims to fund 10,000 cancer nursing hours over the next two years, helping those suffering with cancer across the UK.last_img read more

Unilever Minigolf schools competition tee off

first_imgThe Second Edition of Unilever Minigolf Schools Competition is finally here!  After a very successful maiden edition, The Ghana Minigolf Federation has launched it’s much anticipated second edition of the Unilever Schools Competition featuring the defending Champions Galaxy International School, G.I.S, Al-Ryan, Ridge Church School, Pat Academy, D.P.S, Jack n Jill, Lycee Francais and Aggrey Memorial School. The second edition is even more exciting as the Federation has also partnered with five schools in Kumasi involving Mother Smith International, Kubinson International, Salem Montessori, Modern International and Pentecostal International School. Over 150 students who have been well trained on various putting techniques were on full display last Saturday, November 18th, 2018, in Accra and Kumasi. Each student will play individually, scores will be electronically computed into the GMF Scoring database. After collation, the lowest score average over the 5 weeks will have the chance to be selected in the top 54 for the finals on Saturday 22nd December 2018.    The aim of the competition is to help promote Minigolf amongst students as part of the Federation’s objective to demystify the sport to become a household name in society. Winners of the Unilever Minigolf Schools Competition stand a chance of competing in next year’s Minigolf Continental Youth Championship. Supporting sponsors this year’s Unilever Minigolf Schools Competition are Melcom, Latex Foam, Interplast, Unilever and Azar Paint.  The Unilever Schools Competition continues this Saturday, November 24th at Ridge Sports City Accra & Kumasi Technical University.  —last_img read more